Department of International Development
Tasha Fairfield’s research interests include taxation, business politics, democracy, inequality, and Latin American politics. She holds a Ph.D in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Before arriving at LSE, she was a Hewlett Fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute. Her research has been supported by the Social Science Research Council, Fulbright-Hays, and the International Center for Tax and Development (ICTD) at the University of Sussex Institute for Development Studies. She is currently a member of ICTD’s Resource Allocation Group.
“Business Power and Protest: Argentina’s 2008 Agricultural Producers’ Protest in Comparative Context.” Studies in Comparative International Development 46 (2011): 424-453.
“Business Power and Tax Reform.” Latin American Politics and Society 52 No. 2 (Summer 2010): 51-71.